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David J. Miklowitz

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Dr. Miklowitz is Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute, and a Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford University. His research focuses on family environmental factors and family interventions for children, adolescents and adults with bipolar disorder. His work has helped establish the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions as adjuncts to medication in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Dr. Miklowitz has received numerous awards for his research and writings including Young Investigator Awards from the International...

Karen Wickre

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A long-time communicator and connector, Karen has spent 30 years in Silicon Valley as an editor and collaborator, including ~15 years on staff at Google and at Twitter. Her book "Taking the Work Out of Networking: An Introvert's Guide to Connections That Count" reflects her lifelong interest in making meaningful connections, and building a brain trust for life. An avid media consumer, Karen also serves on the boards of several organizations supporting journalism and news literacy, including the JSKnight Fellows Program at Stanford University and the News Literacy Project. See also dogs, art, nonfiction,...